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Living in Chelsea

Chelsea has an average Walk Score of 81 with 35,177 residents.

Chelsea has good public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Chelsea neighborhoods are Broadway, Belingham Square and Addison-Orange.

Nearby Apartments

81 Walk Score of Chelsea, MA

Chelsea is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Information Technology Division

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Bunker Hill Community College

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Chelsea.

Chelsea Neighborhoods




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1 Broadway 87 58 54 7,668
2 Belingham Square 86 61 49 11,008
3 Addison-Orange 84 58 44 3,391
4 Lower Broadway 84 57 49 1,036
5 Soldiers Home 75 55 40 4,477
6 Mill Hill 75 52 46 1,347
7 Prattville 66 51 41 4,498
8 Admirals Hill 61 54 35 1,175

Eating & Drinking

There are about 88 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Chelsea.

People in Chelsea can walk to an average of 4 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Information Technology DivisionThis center pumps millions of dollars into the local Chelsea economy every year.

Alan Scott
on Information Technology Division

57 Transit Score of Chelsea, MA

Chelsea has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Chelsea apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Chelsea has good public transportation and about 7 bus and 1 rail lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Chelsea on public transit.

47 Bike Score of Chelsea, MA

Chelsea is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.


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Chelsea Fire Department

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Lavanderia Quick & Clean Laundromat

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Chelsea Public Library Historical Archives

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Family Market

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Broadway @ Shurtleff St

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City Hall @ Broadway

thumbnail for Bunker Hill Community CollegeBunker Hill's Chelsea campus at Bellingham Square in Chelsea.

Alan Scott
on Bunker Hill Community College

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Suffolk University Legal Services

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Griffin Square

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Griffin Square

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Broadway & Park Street

thumbnail for Chelsea Fire DepartmentThe Chelsea Fire Dept honors and remembers its fallen.

Alan Scott
on Chelsea Fire Department

Chelsea is Talking About...

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Margolis Pharmacy

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Bus Stop

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Fifth Street Park

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Zipcar: 5th St/Poplar St

thumbnail for Lavanderia Quick & Clean LaundromatCapitalism at its best--this laundromat markets itself by featuring free soap on Tuesdays.

Alan Scott
on Lavanderia Quick & Clean Laundromat

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